6 Famous Quotes by Dr. John Donne
Her by her sight; her pure and eloquent blood
Spoke in her cheeks, and so distinctly wrought
That one might almost say her body thought.
- Dr. John Donne,
Quotes, by Dr. John Donne , Source: Funeral Elegies--Of the Progress of the Soul--Death of Mistress Elizabeth Drury
No spring, nor summer beauty hath such grace
As I have seen in one autumnal face;
Young beauties force our love, and that's a rape;
This doth but counsel, yet you cannot scape.
Quotes, by Dr. John Donne , Source: Elegy IX--The Autumnal
He was the word that spake it,
He took the bread and brake it;
And what that word did make it,
I do believe and take it.
Quotes, by Dr. John Donne , Source: Divine Poems--On the Sacrament, (Flesher's Edition)
My forces are not enfeebled, I find no decay in my strength; my
provisions are not cut off, I find no abhorring in mine appetite;
my counsels are not corrupted nor infatuated, I find no false
apprehensions to work upon mine understanding; and yet they see
that invisibly, and I feel that insensibly, the disease prevails.
Quotes, by Dr. John Donne , Source: Devotions (X, Meditation)
If we consider eternity, into that time never entered; eternity
is not an everlasting flux of time, but time is as a short
parenthesis in a long period; and eternity had been the same as
it is, though time had never been.
Quotes, by Dr. John Donne , Source: Devotions (XIV, Meditation)